The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in charge of Southwest Zone, Mr Foluso Adebanjo, has rated Ekiti as having the lowest crime rate in the country.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the DIG spoke in Ado Ekiti on Thursday during a working visit.
“The crime rate in Ekiti is very low, in fact, the lowest in the country. The police anywhere in the world can’t do it alone without the cooperation and consent of the people.
“You need to work with critical stakeholders to achieve a crime-free society
“The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, is committed to the task of giving our men incentives.
“Before now, Inspectors used to spend over 14 years before becoming Superintendent of Police, but such has been corrected.
“Apart from promotion, we are working on the housing scheme for our men to be able to own a house after retirement.